Archive for May, 2012

Francez joins department as assistant professor

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Itamar Francez, who’s currently a Harper-Schmitt Fellow, will be joining our department in the Fall as a tenure-track assistant professor. Please join me in welcoming him on this new, more durable basis!

McNabb heading to Konstanz

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Yaron McNabb, who recently defended his dissertation , “The Syntax and Semantics of Degree Modification”, has accepted a two-year postdoctoral research position at the University of Konstanz, where he will be part of a project on “Decomposition of comparative and superlative quantificational noun phrases at the syntax/semantics interface”. ¬†Congratulations, Yaron!

Grano heading to Maryland

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Tommy Grano will take up a post-doc position at the Department of Linguistics at the University of Maryland this coming Fall. Congratulations, Tommy!

Merchant received the Quantrell Award

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Jason Merchant was awarded the Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching on May 24, 2012. Congratulations, Jason. Well-deserved!

Bueno-Holle received Smithsonian fellowship

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Juan Bueno-Holle, who’s currently conducting fieldwork in Mexico on Izthmus Zapotec, has been awarded a Smithsonian fellowship for next year. Congratulations, Juan! Well-done!